Odisha Train Accident: Odisha Govt Can Face Any Challenge With Centre’s Support, says Governor Ganeshi Lal
3 June, 2023 | Nishtha Gupta
Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal paid a visit to those injured in a train accident in the state's Balasore district on Saturday.
Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal paid a visit to those injured in a train accident in the state’s Balasore district on Saturday. Lal met with the injured at the Community Health Centre in Soro, Balasore, and directed doctors to provide them with proper care.
“The Odisha government can face any challenge with the support of the Centre: We are a state that has faced (cyclone) Fani and other challenges and earned a name in the world, and we have accepted this challenge and will fight it successfully with the help of the Prime Minister and our Chief Minister,” Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal told reporters here.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, and BJP MP from Balasore Pratap Sarangi visited the injured at the hospital in Balasore, Odisha, earlier today.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid a visit to the district hospital in Balasore and met with the train accident victims.
According to South Eastern Railway, the accident killed 261 people and injured approximately 1,000 others. Passengers who were injured were taken to hospitals in Gopalpur, Khantapara, Balasore, Bhadrak, and Soro.